Abner Mares entered this fight with a boxing record of 28-1-1 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Nicholas Walters), he has won world titles in three different weight classes but he lost his WBC Fw belt in 2013 when he suffered his first and only defeat against Jhonny Gonzalez (=Mares vs Gonzalez). Since then he came back to win beating Jonathan Oquendo (=Mares vs Oquendo) and Jose Ramirez (=Mares vs Ramirez).
His opponent, Arturo Santos Reyes, has an official record of 18-4-0 (5 knockouts) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class; he fought three times in 2014 defeating Julio Cesar Miranda and Jairo Hernandez but then he lost to Simpiwe Vetyeka. Mares vs Reyes is on the undercard of Keith Thurman vs Robert Guerrero. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Mares’ previous fight: Abner Mares vs Jose Ramirez
Mares’ next fight: Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares
Reyes’ next fight: Alberto Guevara vs Arturo Santos Reyes